- The ban on social gatherings has been extended to the end on May 2020
- During this period all schools, churches, mosques, pubs are to continue remain closed
- This was revealed by President Nana Akufo-Addo in his 9th COVID-19 address on May 10, 2020
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President Nana Addo Danquah Akufo-Addo has revealed that, the ban placed on all public and social gatherings has been extended until the end of the month.
According to him, until May 31, 2020 the ban would be in full force.
He made this known while addressing Ghanaians in his ninth televised address to the nation on the measures put in place to help curb the spread of COVID-19.
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He added that schools, churches, mosques and other places that require people to congregate would still remain closed during the period of time.
President Akufo-Addo in his second address to the nation announced a ban on all social gatherings and closure of all schools.
This directive from the president was to ensure that the social distancing rule is followed to the latter and also to help curtail the spread of the coronavirus.
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In other news, Ghana's president, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo has listed 11 different local Ghanaian foods that can help the citizens in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
The president revealed the list in his address to the nation regarding the COVID-19 outbreak in Ghana and the measures that are to be taken to curb its effects.
According to the president, 11 Ghanaian foods namely oranges, kontomire, millet, cashew nut, crab, plantain, okra, dawadawa, brown rice and mushrooms; are very helpful in the fight against COVID-19.
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